Photo by: Kenneth Cox
Predominant Flower Color: Red, Pink
Flower/Truss Description: Narrowly tubular, pendulous, deep red to salmon pink, usually bicolored, lobes often yellow.
Late Midseason to Very Late
Foliage Description: Leaves elliptic to lanceolate, up to 6" long.
Plant Habit: Often straggly or leggy shrub
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 5°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Cinnabarina
Geographical Origin: India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, China (S Tibet)